Olkola National Park (CYPAL) Tropical North Queensland

Creek line in Olkola National Park (CYPAL) Photo credit: © Francis Malcolm

The park is home to endangered species such as Alwal (golden-shouldered parrot).


Located on Cape York Peninsula, the park is approximately 200km south of Coen and 320km north-west of Cooktown.


Olkola National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land) (CYPAL) is a living, cultural landscape which is of great importance to the Olkola People. For thousands of years the Olkola People have been custodians for over one million hectares of land on Cape York Peninsula.

Olkola National Park (CYPAL) is jointly managed by the Olkola Aboriginal Corporation and the Queensland Government in accordance with an Indigenous Management Agreement. Read more about joint management of Cape York Peninsula national parks.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

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Park facilities

  • No campfires
  • Indigenous culture
  • Information shelter
  • No rubbish bins
  • Parking area
  • No camping
  • Fishing prohibited
  • Swimming prohibited
  • Walking

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.